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Helping helps us

Studies show doing good is good for us. Donating time, talent or finances to others boosts your physical and mental health. Research found people who give are happier, live longer, have lower blood pressure, less depression and stress, and experience increased self-esteem. Apparently, when we give, our brain releases “feel good” chemicals. Giving provides us […]

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Suicide crisis

Oklahoma has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation. Fortunately, everyone can do something to fight Oklahoma’s suicide crisis. Did you know that most people who commit suicide don’t want to die? People contemplating suicide say they want the darkness and pain to go away. Showing your concern by asking “How are you […]

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Tragedy response

Our hearts thoughts and minds are with those affected by the tragedies in Broken Arrow and Las Vegas. Our staff is available to help adults, children, families and organizations who need support. Here are available resources in our community and beyond: CALM Center for youth ages 10-17 in crisis,. 918.394.2256, COPES (Mobile Psychiatric Crisis Services), […]

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Eat Pie & Raise Dough

Friday, Sept. 22, 5-10 p.m.   Join us at Antoinette’s Baking Company 207 N Main St. (Brady Arts District) Tulsa, OK.   Antoinette’s will donate a portion of sales to our agency.  Pie sales only. No pre-orders.  

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School mental health

Mental health, emotional and behavioral issues affect 1 in 5 school-aged children with 1 in 10 experiencing a mental health challenge severe enough to negatively affect home, school, social and community functioning. Though so many school-aged children are affected, it is estimated 50 to 80 percent of them do not receive the care they need. […]

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CALM renovation

The CALM Center’s renovation capital campaign is less than $10,000 from its $1.3 million goal, and we need your help to make it the rest of the way. The CALM Center, 6126 E. 32nd Place, a state leader in children’s crisis care, has served well over 4,000 children and families and operated around the clock […]

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It’s Heart Month – love your heart

It’s no coincident that February is American Heart Month.  After all, if you love someone, you want them to be happy and healthy.  This is a great time to make a commitment for improved heart health for ourselves and our families. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women and men. And, half […]

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You made holidays bright

Thank you to everyone who donated to make Christmas 2016 bright for children, adults and families served by Counseling & Recovery Services of Oklahoma. All 50 children and adults on the angel tree received gifts and every Transitional housing client received a gift card for food and household items. Our clients’ needs continue after the holidays. If […]

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Brain disorders affect learning, behavior

In each classroom, 15 percent of children have a mental health/brain disorder affecting their ability to learn and manage their behavior. These children often end up in trouble for not staying on task, disrupting class and acting out. It doesn’t need to happen this way. So much amazing research is underway that will eventually lead […]

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Mental Health Court changes lives

Montreal remembers when his life began to spiral downhill. He was 12 years old when his brother was murdered. At age 14, he ended up drifting from place to place when his grandmother could no longer care for him. “I self-medicated with marijuana,” Montreal said. “I was always hyper, never calm, and I just went […]

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